Nils Pickert's articles

  • Photoblog

    - 10 years ago - 1 comment
    I started a photoblog . For various reasons... All photo sharing websites lack the ability to show multiple pictures. Ipernity has something like this with the blog, but the editor etc is not really brilliant. I also wanted my own design. And have my pictures under my control. It has integration with facebook, google+ and whatever I bother to install. I can control everything myself. And if it doesn't work, it's my fault. I'll still continue here and will also check my contacts on flick…

  • Photos by the happiest man in the world

    - April 10, 2011
    Photos by Matthieu Ricard: http://www.matthieuricard.org/index.php/gallery Found after today's Philosphy on Arte: http://www.arte.tv/de/3820454.html (deutsch) resp. http://www.arte.tv/fr/3820454.html (francais)

  • To Pro or not to Pro?

    - August 27, 2010 - 3 comments
    My Pro account ran out. I am now seriously thinking if I should renew it... It's getting a bit boring over here, the new features which have been announced a huge number of months ago still aren't showing up and I also don't have that much time anymore to spend online. The f* place still is not really an option, also most of the arguments are also applicable there. Maybe I just cut down on the whole online stuff...

  • Video editing [updated]

    - April 22, 2010
    I want to do a little video editing, just add a little music, speed up and slow down parts and maybe do some picture in picture. Unfortunately iMovie 08 can't do all this, so I would need to upgrade to iMovie 09, but there's iMovie 10 maybe just around the corner. Also FinalCut Express looks much nicer. In the end it would all meaning spending a lot of money (70 Euro for iMovie or 200 for FinalCut (or 2000 for AfterEffects)). So I went out and experimented with free software on Linux (as the…

  • Nils goes Kulturhauptstadt

    - April  6, 2010 - 1 comment
    Ich bin am nächsten Wochenende (9.-11.04.) im Pott (also in Essen auf der Retro Classics und dann zwei Tage in Düsseldorf). Lust auf ein IP Treffen?

  • Autos Fotografieren

    - March  9, 2010 - 6 comments
    ich darf demnächst für einen Oldtimer-Club Fotos machen, Autos und Besitzer... Hat jemand da zufällig ein paar Buch/Webseiten/Sonstige Tipps? Wollte mal rumschauen, wie das andere so gemacht haben... Sollen nicht so die Standard-Bilder werden, allerdings auch ohne viel Equipment (maximal zwei Blitze). Locations kenne ich noch nicht, die meisten werden rund um Nürnberg beheimatet sein und da auch herumfahren können. Wenn jemand mitmachen will, seid ihr herzlichst eingeladen (so die Oldtim…

  • Photographing the hidden story

    - February 17, 2010
    A great and inspiring talk from Ryan Lobo , a very interesting photographer from Bangalore. Make sure you also read his blog , very intense stories.

  • Geotagging improved :-)

    - February  5, 2010
    In case you have not noticed already, the geotagging support seems to have been improved. Now it shows a small line below the map with pictures close by, which has a link to a google map with all pictures close by (well, close by still seems to be about the size of a subcontinent, but much better already :-) )

  • Electronics City

    - January 26, 2010
    Sitting in a luxurious hotel, where you can't even open a door for yourself because somebody is jumping to hold it open for you. Surrounded by modern architecture company buildings where the future is made today, where all of the western world's IT needs are satisfied. People working here get less than a quarter of what I get, but still they are part of the middle class, maybe even upper middle class. And 500m from where I sit are houses where people live on a room smaller than the one I sit in,…

  • Indian Photographers

    - January 22, 2010
    Yust saw some feature on an indian photopragpher named Amit Mehra . (You can find more TV shows on photographers here (hope it works outside india...)) Amazing pictures of India. In the show he also explains a lot how he works and why he does what...

  • Morgenlandfahrt

    - January 15, 2010 - 3 comments
    if my Visa arrives on time, I'll be on a jurney to the orient for two weeks. I'll probably be offline.

  • What happened so far...

    - January  8, 2010 - 2 comments
    Quantum fluctuation . Inflation . Expansion . Strong nuclear interaction . Particle-antiparticle annihilation . Deuterium and helium production . Density perturbations . Recombination . Blackbody radiation . Local contraction . Cluster formation . Reionization ? Violent relaxation . Virialization . Biased galaxy formation ? Turbulent fragmentation . Contraction . Ionization . Compression . Opaque…

  • Slow news...

    - January  8, 2010 - 2 comments
    About two hours ago a plane slipped off the runway in Nuernberg (nobody hurt, plane just went into the green between the two runways). About an hour ago I passed the airport, but decided it is too cold to figure out what all the police and fire-brigade cars are doing around a plane on the runway. And still nothing on the online newspapers... (made it to TV though, very bad pictures). Thought something like that would spread faster.

  • The f* place

    - December 20, 2009 - 2 comments
    I finally managed to log in to the other photo sharing site again, after a long search what was the correct login and password, involving contactin support and discovering again why I left there... I deleted all the old pictures over there. I will post only some selected pictures, ipernity will stay the main place for pictures.

  • Google Mars

    - November 18, 2009 - 2 comments
    Yes, earth is not enough. There are some really amazing fotos from Mars over here .

  • Back online in 6 days

    - November  4, 2009 - 1 comment
    I hope at least. After only 5 weeks my phone company will manage to connect my new flat to the world. I assume that they are digging out the cable from my old flat and re-route it through all of the city to the new flat. I expect the excavators to arrive any day now... Exactly 40 years ago it took men about 5 days to get to the moon. 2000 years ago a guy managed to get 10.000s of soldiers and a couple of war elephants to cross the alps in some weeks. Just for comparison. So far on 21st century…

  • Not this time :-(

    - October  8, 2009 - 4 comments
    I won't make it to Bologna. I would have liked to see you all there, but time and money are quite short after moving to a new flat... (and also I should get some stuff done at work, after two weeks of not being at work and two weeks spent in meetings). Have fun

  • Temporary offline

    - September  3, 2009 - 2 comments
    I'll be offline for most of the following weeks (or at least not uploading pictures). Might take some time till I get back again, but I'll return (or I'll be bawck as the governator would say...)

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